There are 8 ways to get from San Francisco to Niagara Falls by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly San Francisco to Buffalo  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Buffalo (BUF) SFO - BUF

$200 - $727

7 alternative options

Fly Oakland to Buffalo  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Buffalo (BUF) OAK - BUF

$224 - $780

Fly San Francisco to Toronto, train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Toronto (YYZ) SFO - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$236 - $543

Fly San Francisco to Rochester, train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Rochester (ROC) SFO - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$204 - $519

Train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station

$390 - $1,185

Train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$365 - $1,100

Bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212

$309 - $813

Drive  •  41 h 26 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Niagara Falls 2651.1 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Niagara Falls is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 9 h 58 min and costs $220 - $800.

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The distance between San Francisco and Niagara Falls is 3676 km. The road distance is 4242 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from San Francisco to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Pittsburgh, Pa, Erie, Pa and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Francisco to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Francisco to Niagara Falls via Richmond, Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Buffalo in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Orlando
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Kansas City, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
47 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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